Inspired by real life events, Borrowed Eyes is an extraordinary story of willpower, endurance and strength! For Dola, the first 18 years of her life were a living hell: she was birthed into the world by the most wretched of mothers, living out much of her life tormented by some of the most unspeakable things. Then she discovers that her mother has teamed up with someone who is more diabolical, evil and sinister than anything she has ever faced. Together Dola’s mother and stepfather do everything they can to keep Dola psychologically tortured, abused and emotionally tormented. Now she must figure out a way to defy all the odds weighing against her and free herself once and for all. However, when she tries to break free Dola finds that doing so is the biggest challenge of her life!
Borrowed Eyes is a 2-part drama series inspired by real life events. It’s a novel where Toni Morrison meets Octavia Butler in which Amirah Bellamy explores fantasy while bravely touching upon those forbidden life issues common among many families, but rarely disclosed. Borrowed Eyes is life changing and will speak to anyone who’s experienced abuse and emotional trauma that emerges from unhealthy family ties.